Re: [BK-PATCH-2.5] NTFS 2.0.24: Cleanups

From: Erik Andersen (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 04:39:45 EST

On Wed Aug 07, 2002 at 09:52:26AM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> At 02:32 07/08/02, Erik Andersen wrote:
> >On Wed Aug 07, 2002 at 02:05:04AM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> >> - Do not allow read-write remounts of read-only volumes with errors.
> >
> >I thought the current NTFS driver does not yet support writing...
> Correct, and if you look at the code you will notice the #ifdef NTFS_RW
> around it... The read-only compiled driver doesn't have any write related
> code. Only the read-write compiled driver has, but at the moment this is
> just adding necesary safety bits before starting to add actual write code.
> Writing is under development and you will be seing more and more bits
> related to it appearing. (-:

Very cool. I'm looking forward to trying it. I occasionally
need to interoperate with win2k (ick), so I'm grateful for your


Erik B. Andersen   
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